What chemical gives cedar wood its distinctive smell? Is it the same that gives Nigella sativa its cedar-like smell?
- Schreiner, Linda et al., “What Does Wood Smell like? Characterization of Odorants in Wood,” accessed January 7, 2022, DOI: 10.3217/978-3-85125-593-5-82.
mentions Thymoquinone, "known to be the major compound in black cumin seed (Nigella sativa)", which is also in incense cedar, but is Thymoquinone the primary chemical giving cedar its distinctive smell?